There are number of Ransomware that encrypts your files and demands for some amount to decrypt your files like Cryptolocker etc. these type of ransomware lock your files where as Linkup which is also known as Trojan-Ransom.Win32.Linkup was the first malware that changes your DNS settings and blocks your internet access.
Emsisoft has found this malware and provide Emisoft Anti-malware which automatically block the Linkup malware when it is identified as Trojan-Ransom.Win32.Linkup. Emsisoft also provides the information about how the malware changes your machine to bitcoin. The following screenshots provides the information to enable your internet access after getting affected by Linkup, in which it requires the credit card information along with the personal information but it is not sure that you can get the internet access back after paying the fine like £0.01 (Euro) fine.
Once the computer was infected with Linkup, it will not stop only with blocking the DNS, but also it download more malware and install on the affected computer which makes it to Bitcoin Mining and earn for the person behind the attack.
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